It’s never easy when apprentice usurps master – particularly when it happens earlier than expected. But as Anthony Tan writes, for those on the sidelines, it makes for fascinating viewing.
Nothing to prove... Cadel Evans has done it all, a world championship, a Tour de France win and a palmares that most would envy. The Australian has enjoyed a super return to the Giro d'Italia where he sits second overall and is within a sniff of pink. (Sirotti)
The “major changes” to the road race courses for this week’s road nationals in Ballarat were said to create a more even playing field, but as far as Anthony Tan is concerned, little has changed between this year and last.
Defending national road champion Simon Gerrans (Mark Gunter)